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Siebers, Hans – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Following Gellner, citizenship education has often been framed in terms of nationalism. This framing is supported by methodological nationalism that legitimizes nationalism as either functional (civic nationalism) or natural (ethnic nationalism). Based on a triangulation of qualitative and quantitative data, this study of the dynamics in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Citizenship Education, College Students
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Souto-Otero, Manuel; Whitworth, Adam – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017
"Delayed participation" in higher education (HE) is an increasingly important feature of modern HE systems in many countries. Despite this, surprisingly little empirical research has been undertaken seeking to better understand levels of delayed adult participation in HE across Europe. The present article responds to this gap by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Student Participation, Higher Education
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Tholen, Gerbrand – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2015
Traditionally theorists who have written about agency and structure have eschewed empirical research. This article uses the findings of an empirical study into graduate employability to inform the sociological debate on how they relate to each other. The study examined how Dutch and British final-year students approach the labour market right…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, College Seniors, College Graduates
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Van Rossem, Ronan; Vermande, Marjolijn; Völker, Beate; Baerveldt, Chris – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2015
Social capital is generally considered beneficial for students' school adjustment. This paper argues that social relationships among pupils generate social capital at both the individual and the class levels, and that each has its unique effect on pupils' performance and well-being. The sample in this study consists of 1036 children in 60…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Student Adjustment, Academic Achievement, Social Networks
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Kraaykamp, Gerbert; Tolsma, Jochem; Wolbers, Maarten H. J. – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2013
In this paper we study to what extent parental field of study affects a person's educational level and field of study. We employ information on 8800 respondents from the Family Survey Dutch Population (1992-2009). Our results first of all show that, over the last five decades, economic fields of study have become more fashionable among men. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Tieben, Nicole; Wolbers, Maarten – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2010
In the Netherlands, educational attainment is the result of a sequence of separate educational transitions. Because of the tracked nature of the Dutch educational system, students do not make binary stay-or-leave-decisions at each transition. After having entered one track of secondary education, students can change tracks during the entire…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Family Characteristics, Educational Attainment, Foreign Countries
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Pasztor, Adel – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2010
With reference to capital theories and rational choice theory, this paper aims to understand how abilities and schooling ambitions are intertwined with social class, gender and ethnicity. By drawing on 16 in-depth interviews carried out with highly educated second-generation Turks in the Netherlands, the paper discusses the resources,…
Descriptors: Social Class, Educational Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Role of Education
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Volman, Monique; Ten Dam, Geert – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1998
Interprets data from two studies in which girls and boys pondered their gender equality/inequality views. Argues that an understanding of the ambivalence in discourses on gender provides the key to the development of effective feminist strategies in education. Conveys the need for discussing and comprehending the present generation's definition of…
Descriptors: Computer Anxiety, Computers, Data Interpretation, Feminism
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Wesselingh, Anton – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1982
Describes the origins and sources of the sociology of education in the Netherlands, the institutional context in which it is embedded, and the fields of research and theory that it covers. The realization of expected trends of the field is examined. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Sociology, Foreign Countries